Trump’s new round of tariffs to hit U.S. consumer
WASHINGTON — Now American consumers are in the cross-hairs.
Americanscould soon find themselves paying more for goods they might not have known were imported from China. (One retailer who imports hats from China to make “MAGA”-embroidered caps said the cost might double if he has to buy from U.S. manufacturers, according to CBS News.)
It’s a potential consequence of a new round of tariffs the Trump administration is proposing to slap on Chinese imports as soon as September.
And it marks a new phase in the U.S. trade war with China. Before now, the administration had deliberately avoided imposing tariffs on consumer goods in order to spare U.S. shoppers from direct economic…
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